Sitaraman and Friedman's Essentials of Gastroenterology (2nd Edition)

Sitaraman and Friedman's Essentials of Gastroenterology (2nd Edition)

By: Lawrence S. Friedman (editor), Shanthi Sitaraman (editor)Paperback

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This revised and updated second edition of the popular and comprehensive guide to the study of gastroenterology The revised second edition of Essentials of Gastroenterology provides a highly practical and concise guide to gastroenterology. The text covers every major disorder likely to be encountered during both GI training and in clinical practice. It also offers a handbook for preparing for Board examinations (e.g., USMLE and Internal Medicine Board examinations) as well as a handy clinical consultation tool. Fully updated to reflect the latest scientific information and practice guidelines, each section of the book covers a specific area of the gastroenterology tract and follows a standard outline: general information, normal physiology, etiology and pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, complications, prognosis, and treatment. The text provides easy-to-assimilate information on each disorder and includes the key facts, concise, bulleted paragraphs, and a structure that lends itself to accessibility and point-of-care use in a busy clinical setting. In addition, Internal Medicine Board-style multiple choice questions allow users to self-assess their knowledge, a photo gallery provides a great visual element, and clinical cases throughout allow readers to identify with real-life clinical scenarios. Essentials of Gastroenterology is the hands-on guide that: Covers the whole of gastroenterology in one highly practical volume Presents updated pedagogic features to help achieve rapid clinical understanding, such as case studies, practice points, key weblinks and potential pitfalls boxes Includes more than 100 Internal Medicine Board-style multiple choice questions ideal for self-assessment Contains comparison of major society (BSG, ASG, ACG, UEGF, etc.) guidelines for all main GI conditions Designed for us by gastroenterologists and GI trainees, Essentials of Gastroenterology is therevised and improved edition of the popular manual that is filled with up-to-date information on all the GI disorders. Trainees will learn the essentials of their specialty, as well as providing the seasoned gastroenterologist with a useful refresher tool.

About Author

Shanthi Srinivasan, MD, is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Digestive Diseases at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta and the Chief of Gastroenterology at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Lawrence S. Friedman, MD, is the Anton R. Fried, MD, Chair of the Department of Medicine at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Tufts University School of Medicine and Assistant Chief of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.


Contributor List xi Foreword xv Preface xvii Acknowledgments xix Tribute to Shanthi V. Sitaraman xxi Luminal Gastrointestinal Tract 1 Shreya Raja and Melanie S. Harrison 1 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 3 Shani Woolard and Jennifer Christie 2 Dysphagia 19 Emad Qayed and Shanthi Srinivasan 3 Peptic Ulcer Disease 35 Meena A. Prasad and Lawrence S. Friedman 4 Common Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeries 49 Rebecca G. Lopez and Edward Lin 5 Acute Diarrhea 71 Jan ]Michael A. Klapproth 6 Chronic Diarrhea 89 Sonali S. Sakaria and Robin E. Rutherford 7 Irritable Bowel Syndrome 105 Kavya M. Sebastian 8 Inflammatory Bowel Disease 113 Jan ]Michael A. Klapproth 9 Constipation 133 Shreya Raja and Shanthi Srinivasan 10 Colorectal Neoplasms 149 Pruthvi Patel and Vincent W. Yang Liver 165 JP Norvell 11 Liver Anatomy and Histopathology 167 Joel P. Wedd 12 Liver Biochemical Tests 179 Nader Dbouk and Samir Parekh 13 Viral Hepatitis 195 Anjana A. Pillai and Lawrence S. Friedman 14 Alcoholic Liver Disease and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease 211 Stephen H. Berger and Ryan M. Ford 15 Chronic Liver Disease 227 Preeti A. Reshamwala 16 Portal Hypertension 245 JP Norvell Pancreas and Biliary System 269 Stephan Goebel and Lisa Cassani 17 Pancreatic Anatomy and Function 271 Field F. Willingham 18 Acute Pancreatitis 283 Steven Keilin 19 Chronic Pancreatitis 301 Anthony M. Gamboa and Qiang Cai 20 Bile Acid Metabolism 315 Nicole M. Griglione and Field F. Willingham 21 Gallstones and Complications 325 Julia Massaad Common Problems in Gastroenterology 339 Emad Qayed and Meena A. Prasad 22 Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding 341 Tanvi Dhere 23 Abdominal Pain 359 Kamil Obideen 24 Jaundice 367 Nader Dbouk and Preeti A. Reshamwala 25 Abdominal Emergencies 381 Stephan Goebel Picture Gallery 399 Sonali S. Sakaria and Saurabh Chawla 26 Classic Skin Manifestations 401 Melanie S. Harrison, Robert A. Swerlick, and Zakiya P. Rice 27 Classic Images 413 Pardeep K. Mittal, Courtney C. Moreno, William C. Small, and Saurabh Chawla 28 Classic Pathology 443 Sujaata R. Dwadasi, Mary M. Flynn, Stephen K. Lau, and Meena A. Prasad Index 471

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781119235224
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9781119235224
  • weight: 940
  • ISBN10: 1119235227
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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